Crystal Gayle

1951 - Today

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Crystal Gayle (born Brenda Gail Webb; January 9, 1951) is an American country music singer and songwriter. She is best known for her 1977 crossover hit, "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue." Initially, Gayle's management and record label were the same as that of her oldest sister, Loretta Lynn. Not finding success with the arrangement after several years, and with Lynn's encouragement, Gayle decided to try a different approach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Crystal Gayle has received more than 3,140,824 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Crystal Gayle is the 2,100th most popular singer (down from 1,893rd in 2019), the 11,306th most popular biography from United States and the 621st most popular American Singer.

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  • 3.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Crystal Gayle ranks 2,100 out of 3,541Before her are Mark E. Smith, Nâdiya, JB, Juice Wrld, Sana, and Randy Blythe. After her are Azam Ali, Giorgia, Ida Corr, Younha, Paolo Nutini, and Idan Raichel.

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Among people born in 1951, Crystal Gayle ranks 504Before her are Burglinde Pollak, Emmanuel Nadingar, Piotr Mowlik, Anatoly Alyabyev, Oscar Hijuelos, and Charles Shyer. After her are Rodger Bumpass, Gloria Diaz, Mike Bantom, Roger Wicker, Richard J. Terrile, and Ahmed Tidiane Souaré.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Crystal Gayle ranks 11,306 out of 15,968Before her are Eddie Griffin (1968), Brannon Braga (1965), Butch Reynolds (1964), Tracie Thoms (1975), Linnea Quigley (1958), and Stephen Hadley (1947). After her are Cathy Ferguson (1948), Sheryl Lee Ralph (1956), Howard Georgi (1947), Eion Bailey (1976), Richard M. Daley (1942), and John Starks (1965).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Crystal Gayle ranks 621Before her are Katharine McPhee (1984), Hank Williams Jr. (1949), Cheryl Lynn (1957), Skylar Grey (1986), Juice Wrld (1998), and Randy Blythe (1971). After her are Paula Cole (1968), Redman (1970), Jerry Nelson (1934), Aaron Carter (1987), Willow Smith (2000), and Warrel Dane (1961).